Design Legends ("DL") had the distinct honour to interview legendary designer Li Hui ("LH") for their original perspective and innovative approach to design as well as their creative lifestyle, we are very pleased to share our interview with our distinguished readers.
LH : My parents are both teachers, which made me have a good education since I was a child. When I was in college, I chose the industrial design major combining technology and art according to my interest in painting. After graduation, I first went to work in a famous international trust and investment company in China. Because it was inconsistent with my major, I quit my job and started my own design company two years later. In the mid-1990s, under the influence of my father, he thought that electric vehicles would become the development trend in the future. From then on, I began to study technology. I have been engaged in this industry for many years, working, studying, designing and paving the way.
LH : When I was a child, I liked painting, making model airplanes, model cars and model boats. Because of these hobbies, I chose the major of industrial design combining technology and art when I was a child. Finally, I became an industrial designer. I hope that the products designed by the combination of art and technology can be really used by human beings, so I am very happy to finally become an industrial designer Because it's my dream since I was a child.
LH : I volunteered to become a designer, which is my dream since I was a child, and I have been working hard for it since I became a designer, so as to pave the way for becoming an excellent designer.
LH : My favorite vehicle design is electric vehicles. I plan to make two or three more products in the next two or three years.
LH : I hope that young designers don't think that they are arrogant. They should strive to learn their own professional skills, have a broader vision, have a profound understanding of their products, learn to think, can't exaggerate their feelings, seriously study and precipitate in the professional field, and patiently become a qualified professional designer.
LH : Excellent designers will first of all like this profession, will have favorite products, at the same time have their own ideas and understanding of products, have enough knowledge to achieve product design.
LH : A good design is full of innovation. A design that really starts from customers or users can be appreciated by almost everyone. Everyone will recognize your work very much. This is a successful design.
LH : The value of good design is to meet the needs of customers and be recognized by customers. Everyone has a need for good design.
LH : In the future, I will work hard to make my products recognized by more people. I dream of being able to design a more perfect electric car and make it a classic product for everyone to recognize.
LH : The secret of a successful design is to know what you like and what you need?
LH : My favorite designs are all kinds of different concept cars, and what I'm good at is designing electric cars, because they are related to my work and can inspire me.
LH : To learn new knowledge, with innovative thinking in reality to complete some of their own ideas.
LH : I will continue to be a designer to meet all the conditions.
LH : Design is the conception and planning of things. My design is to solve the problem of travel, so that more people can freely walk through the buildings of the city.
LH : I think it's the support of my family that allows me to do my best to complete my design.
LH : Show your work on some big platforms.
LH : The next design project is still an electric car. It will be an electric mini super run. It will be very cool.
LH : Design a product that is in line with everyone's mind and get everyone's appreciation.
LH : I think what people want of me is that they expect to keep up with the standard.
LH : I think designing a perfect electric car can make people travel more convenient and environmentally friendly.
LH : At present, I am doing electric vehicles. I feel very excited every time I solve some technical problems.
LH : I like the design of vehicles very much. My job is to design electric vehicles. Now I am very satisfied with the design of electric vehicles.
LH : It can bring about a new trend and change the inherent thinking.
LH : At the same time, it is more artistic. Life is improving, the society is developing, and aesthetics is improving. Only the higher and better integration of art and design can meet the needs of many parties.
LH : About a year
LH : Start with practicality.
LH : Let yourself be satisfied first.
LH : I think the two are inseparable. Good design can lead the future trend, and the design conforming to the current trend is good design.
LH : Verify the feasibility of the design.
LH : I use the software PS, alias, CATIA
LH : By understanding the future technology and design trends, I will refine these elements to improve the beauty and practicability of the works.
LH : Improvement measures.
LH : Consider what style the design or product will look like if it was designed by yourself.
LH : My ideal design partner is excellent designer. I believe that working with excellent designers can produce more sparks.
LH : Interact with customers and understand their needs.
LH : Continuous learning, continuous progress.
LH : Myself 20 years ago.
LH : These are not the end points.
LH : To be full of love for life, constantly accept new things, usually watching concept design and listening to music can also give me some inspiration.
LH : When I was a child, I loved drawing and making models. At that time, I dreamed that I could be a designer when I grew up. Of course, I have been working hard for this ever since.
LH : The future is very uncertain. What will happen in a thousand years, I think, will depend on what we are doing now.
LH : I hope you can pay more attention to my company and design works. You can also contact me by email email@example.com .
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